Calico


Calico

Calico may refer to:

Textiles

*Calico (fabric), a plain-woven cotton textile

Animals

*Calico cat, Calico or Tortoiseshell is a common coloration for domestic cats
*Calico goldfish, goldfish that sports a type of metallic and transparent scales

Business

*Calico Light Weapons Systems, a small firearms manufacturing company currently based in Hillsboro, Oregon
*Calico Liberty, a roller-delayed blowback-operated semi-automatic rifle or pistol
**Calico M100, a blowback operated semi-automatic rifle/carbine (M100)
**Calico M100P, a semi-automatic pistol
**Calico M960, 9mm semi-automatic gun

People

*Calico Cooper (born 1981), American actress and the daughter of rock and roll musician Alice Cooper
*Calico Jack Rackham (died 1720), English pirate captain in the early 18th century
*Tyrone Calico (born 1980), American football wide receiver

Places

*Calico Mountains (California), located just north of Interstate 15 in the Mojave Desert, California
**Calico, California, a ghost town located in the Mojave Desert region of Southern California
**Calico and Odessa Railroad, a heritage railway in the ghost town of Calico, California
*Calico Mountains (Nevada)
*Calico Early Man Site, a possible archaeological site 15 miles NE of Barstow, California
*Calico Mills, one of Ahmedabad’s (India) earliest textile mills established in 1880
**Calico Museum of Textiles, in the city of Ahmedabad, state of Gujarat in western India
*Calico Rock, Arkansas, a city in Izard County, United States
*Ghost Town & Calico Railway, a tourist railroad within Knott's Berry Farm, a theme park in Buena Park, California


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  • calico — CALICÓ s.n. Pânză care imită pielea, folosită în legătoria de cărţi. – Din engl. calico, fr. calicot. Trimis de spall, 15.03.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  calicó s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  CALICÓ n. Pânză care imită …   Dicționar Român

  • Calico — ist ein Farbmuster bei Katzen (und Pferden, Fischen, Schlangen), siehe Schildpattmuster unverarbeitete indische Baumwolle, siehe Kaliko eine Feuerwaffe mit 50 / 100 Schuss Schneckenmagazin, siehe Calico M950 Orte in den vereinigten Staaten:… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Calico — Cal i*co, n.; pl. {Calicoes}. [So called because first imported from Calicut, in the East Indies: cf. F. calicot.] 1. Plain white cloth made from cotton, but which receives distinctive names according to quality and use, as, super calicoes,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • calico — [kal′i kō΄] n. pl. calicoes or calicos [after CALICUT, where it was first obtained] 1. Archaic a kind of cotton cloth from India 2. a) a printed cotton fabric b) Brit. a heavy, white cotton cloth …   English World dictionary

  • Calicó — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El calicó (del francés, calicot) es un tejido de algodón, normalmente estampado por una cara con colores vivos. Es originario de la India, donde se fabricaba ya en el siglo XI. Su nombre, procedente del francés… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Calico — Cal i*co, a. Made of, or having the appearance of, calico; often applied to an animal, as a horse or cat, on whose body are large patches of a color strikingly different from its main color. [Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • calicó — s. m. Tecido indiano de algodão. = CALICÔ   ‣ Etimologia: francês calicot …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • calicô — s. m. O mesmo que calicó …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Calico — Calico, Ort am Lago di Como in der Provinz Como des österreichischen Kronlandes Lombardei; dabei die Trümmer des Forts Fuentes, gesprengt von den Franzosen 1795 …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Calĭco — (Calicocs), 1) ursprünglich der Kattun, da er von Calcutta kam; 2) englischer, zum Druck bestimmter, wie glatter Nankin gewebter Kattun. Man unterscheidet weißen u. farbigen, von ersterem gibt es 2 Sorten, Yardwide u. Elwide, die sich durch… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon